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Nat-Gas Vehicle Orders Rise Among Clean Energy Customers

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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said its customers ordered 70% more natural gas-powered vehicles in the first nine months of 2013 from the same period last year.

Transport Topics
December 13, 2013
Business

UPS to Boost Natural Gas Operations; Company Will Open 9 New LNG Stations

UPS Inc.

UPS Inc. said it will invest $50 million to build nine new liquefied natural gas fueling stations, bringing the total number of its stations to 13.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
October 8, 2013
Business

Clean Energy Joins Consortium to Develop Regional LNG Projects

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said it has joined a consortium with Ferus Natural Gas Fuels, GE Ventures and GE Financial Services to develop regional liquefied natural gas production facilities.

Transport Topics
September 18, 2013
Business

New York Launches Alt-Fuel Truck Voucher Program

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced the state has launched a $19 million truck voucher program to promote the purchase of alternative fuel-powered commercial trucks.

Transport Topics
August 12, 2013
Perspective

Opinion: Tell Truck Stops to Power Up

There’s been much talk about expanding natural-gas fuel availability at truck stops now that domestic production is increasing. But while the natural-gas option offers lower prices for the fuel itself, the vehicles and infrastructure cost upward of $50,000 per truck   and about $1 million for each station.

July 22, 2013
Business

Shippers Seek Nat-Gas Fleets to Boost Environmental Image

Some of the nation’s largest shippers said they are shopping for carriers to haul freight using natural gas-powered trucks, a trend that could spur further use of the alternative fuel.

July 15, 2013
Business

Ryder Opens Two Natural-Gas Stations in California

Ryder System Inc.

Ryder System said it has opened two natural-gas fueling stations in California open to the public.

Transport Topics
July 11, 2013
Business

Westport Seeks to Push Carriers to Adopt Natural Gas Engines

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — In a number of small buildings scattered around the outskirts of this burgeoning city, a young public company is working away at helping lead the trucking industry to natural gas.

July 8, 2013
Business

Fleets Say Natural Gas Is Cost Competitive in Spite of Large Equipment Premiums

WASHINGTON — From a dollars and cents viewpoint, natural gas is an effective alternative to diesel, early adopters of the fuel insist.

July 8, 2013
Business

OEMs Say Sales of Natural-Gas Trucks to Rise With Availability of New 12-Liter Engine Model

WASHINGTON — Truck makers said they expect the availability of new, bigger engines to spark significantly higher sales levels of natural gas-powered trucks in coming years.

July 1, 2013

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